Studies in World Literature in English and Postcolonialism :

Relevant Links: General
Major sites
Indian Subcontinent

the Caribbean Area


Film, Culture & History
Indian Subcontinent

the Caribbean Area


Theory, Journal 
& Research sources
Indian Subcontinent

the Caribbean Area



General Introductions

and major web sites

Postcolonial Studies at Emory
Introduction(from Emory U)
introductions to Authors, Critics/Theorists ,  Terms & Issues. 
Post-Imperial Web
from Brown 
Postcolonial Literature: Overview
Postcolonial and Postimperial Authors
authors covered include Jane Gardam, Kazuo Ishiguro, Penelope Lively, Timothy Mo, and Graham Swift
South Asian Women Network--articles about SAW, resources on SAW Writers and Filmmakers
The Imperial Archive
Using colonial discourse and post-colonial theory as a point of departure, some pages examine the British idea of 'Empire' and the colonial enterprise in a selected range of
19th-century authors and their work; others consider 20th-century texts, in an
attempt to understand how imperialism affected literary texts produced in Britain's former colonies.  Includes: Australia; Canada; The Caribbean; India; Ireland; Nigeria; Links to Other Post-Colonial Sites.
the Poetry library of Babel
a link collection and guide to poetry resources on the Internet, now having over 700 poets from 
 over 50 countries.
Lanic, U of Texas
offers a lot of links to web sites on different countires (esp. the Caribbean) and different subjects. 
Cross-Cultural Film Guide: Films from Africa, Asia and Latin America
This guide provides short background sketches on each film, its director and production history, its production context, and its relevance to teaching. 
Another one: Afro-American Studies: Filmography
Postcolinial Cinema
Class Websites
websites developed by members of an International Literature class (English 392/492) during the spring semester of this internet-based course.
World Civilizations
An internet classroom on world culture.  Strongly recommended!!!  The site offers materials on Islam, India, European cultures, China, and native American culture.

Indian Subcontinent


The Caribbean Area

please go to Caribbean Culture page for general links
Derek Walcott (St. Lucia) 
more links here
Jamaica Kincaid (Antigua)  Salon Interview of Jamaica Kincaid
Aimee Cesaire (Martinique)  Audre Lorde Caryl Phyllips (St Kitts) 
Linton Kwesi Johnson (Jamaica)  Michelle Cliff (Jamaica) 
Jean Rhys (Dominica)
Edward Brathewaite (Barbados)  George Lamming (Barbados) George Lamming: In the Castle of My SkinA study guide
Merle Hodge(Trinidad) 
A page on the Trinidadian author of Crick Crack, Monkey at Emory. 
V. S. Naipaul (Trinidad) Neil Bissoondath
The Mighty Sparrow (Trindad) Frantz Fanon
A concise biographical and scholarly introduction to Fanon
C.L.R. James
  •  Bibliographies

    Postcolonial Theories

    The Empire Writes Back to and from the Centre:  An Introductory Lecture
    Third World and Third World Women
    Postcolonialism at Fu Jen Literary Criticism Databank: outlines of major theories and bibliographies (under construction)
    Postcolonial Studies at Emory Website: Content Page, including links to many authors and issues

    CRITACS Links--relevant links offered by Centre for Research Into Textual and Cultural Studies
    Caribbean Studies Library Guide
    Postcolonial Studies
    SAWNET: Books by and about South Asian Women

    Postcolonial Links  from Voice of the Shuttle: Literary Theory Page provides links to various papers and other web sites with postcolonial content.
    • Journals
    Jouvert: A Journal of Postcolonial Studies

    Published by the College of the Humanities and Social Sciences North Carolina State University. Jouvert: a journal of postcolonial studies is a refereed, multi-disciplinary journal published on the World Wide Web three times a year. It welcomes articles engaging in postcolonial theory, literature, history, arts, and politics. Jouvert also solicits interviews, substantial creative work with a postcolonial theme, book reviews, reader commentary, and announcements of interest to its readership.
    SOJOURN: Journal of Social Issues in Southeast Asia 

    Description of the journal and subscription information, but no tables of contents, abstracts or texts.

    Caribbean Literature Quarterly--Canboulay, The Caribbean Literature Quarterly, is dedicated to creative works and critical studies of Caribbean Literature by writers around the world.  Includes reviews, essays, and an annotated bibliography, etc. 

    Wadabage: A Journal of the Caribbean and its Diaspora 

    ARIEL:A Review of International English Literature

    • Research Resources
    Academic Research Resources in Jamaica

    • Migrations in History explores the nature and complexity of the movement of peoples, cultures, ideas, and objects. Drawing from the vast and interdisciplinary collections of the Smithsonian  Institution's museums, libraries, and archives, this site features the stories and artifacts of migration--what happens when people  move, what they take with them, what they leave behind, and how they make their new place home.
    • Chinese Diaspora
    • The African Diaspora, Ethiopianism, and Rastafari- get a feel for Rasta religion and culture through a gallery of images with explanatory captions.  (from Migrations in History)
    • Signifyin' Monkey, The - contains links to Pan African Diaspora-centered web sites ranging from African continent to African American culture.
    • African Journeys: The Beginnings of the African Diaspora - looks at the contributions of African Blacks to Early Modern world history. Includes a definitive bibliography.
    • Diaspora Now - fine art and crafts from the Caribbean and beyond.  [an agent]

    back to World Literature in English, 1998; 1999; 2000
    World Literatures in English, Fu Jen English Literature Databank